The Daily Iowan

Game Ball Run enters 28th year

CODY GOODWIN

September 12, 2013

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A group of Iowa ROTC cadets will take pictures in front of the Nile Kinnick statue this morning. It’ll be around 6:15 a.m. By 6:30, that group of cadets will head toward Tama, Iowa, with a football in hand. But it’s...

UI donors charged in tax case

BRENT GRIFFITHS

September 12, 2013

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An Iowa City couple known to have pledged more than $3 million to the University of Iowa over the years have been charged with avoiding more than $700,000 in taxes, according to federal court documents. James and Darlene McCord,...

Local business influences downtown community

LILY ABROMEIT

September 12, 2013

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With an Iowa City business having sold more than two million cups of yogurt, a number of local officials say the establishment has helped redefine the downtown landscape since its kickoff two years ago. Customer lines out the...

Kid Captain: 6-year-old fights on

EMILY FRIESE

September 12, 2013

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Partaking in respiratory treatment to keep her lungs strong, and relying on a power wheelchair to get where she needs to go, 6-year-old Stella Turnbull’s daily routine is a little different from that of most children her...

Former Apartments Downtown tenant wins lawsuit

ABIGAIL MEIER

September 12, 2013

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With a seemingly constant war between local landlords and tenants, a recent court decision may have area college students climbing the stairs to justice. Sophie Borer, a former Iowa City Kirkwood Community College student, was...

UI connected to historic Voyager mission

JULIA DAVIS

September 12, 2013

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The UI has been involved in many scientific breakthroughs over the years, and Thursday marked a historic breakthrough because of contributions of a UI scientist. Thursday afternoon, scientists released strong evidence that spacecraft...

Supervisors signs Synthetic Drug Awareness Week proclamation

DI STAFF

September 12, 2013

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On Thursday, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to sign a proclamation designating Sep. 22-29 Synthetic Drugs Awareness Week. The supervisors are the final group of public officials to sign the proclamation,...

City, West High named finalists for NSPA Newspaper Pacemakers

DI STAFF

September 12, 2013

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Iowa City High School and Iowa City West High School have both been chosen as 2013 Pacemaker finalists. City High’s Little Hawk newspaper won a Pacemaker last year, and has won 12 Pacemakers in total. The publication is in...

Cedar Rapids man charged after depriving patient of medicine

DI STAFF

September 12, 2013

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A Cedar Rapids man has been accused of taking prescription drugs meant for a University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics patient. Jeremiah Martin, 37, was charged Aug. 28 with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession...

Hawkeyes set to halt Cyclone winning-streak

CODY GOODWIN

September 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

There were times in the past week when the Iowa football coaches cranked the speakers during practice. This is a common thing — it’s meant to try to replicate the opposition’s crowd noise. But Jake Rudock remembers...

No. 8 Hawkeyes set to host Central Michigan, No. 10 Stanford this weekend

DANNY PAYNE

September 12, 2013

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No. 8 Iowa field hockey is slated to host two matches this weekend at Grant Field. The first, at 3 p.m. today, is a matchup with Central Michigan, which owns a 2-2 record this season. The Hawkeyes will then face off with No. 10...

Hawkeyes to host second home invitational

DI STAFF

September 12, 2013

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The Iowa cross-country team will return to action today as they host the annual Black and Gold invitational at the Ashton cross-country course in Iowa City. The Hawks will play host to three teams, Alabama, Baylor, and Iowa...